Over 43,000 Yale Faculty, Staff And Students Get Hacked

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According to Business Insider, Yale University has become a victim of Google hacking — also known as Google dorking — when cybercriminals use Google search functions to access data on the Internet. The article explains that students and faculty at the Ivy League institution had their personal data — including names and Social Security numbers — available online for nearly ten months. This sensitive information was stored on an FTP server accessible through a simple web search.

Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.

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